Nursing home

A facility licensed by the state to offer residents personal care, as well as skilled nursing care on a 24-hour-a-day basis. Provides nursing care, personal care, room and board, supervision, medication, therapies and rehabilitation. Rooms are often shared, and communal dining is common. Depending upon the jurisdiction, these facilities may be licensed as nursing homes, county homes, or nursing homes/residential care facilities.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.